Safety of the LWR
The ‘overriding requirement for safety precautions’ was recognised from the outset by all concerned with the development of nuclear power plants — in all countries — because the vast quantities of intensely radioactive materials that are generated in the fuel of a reactor during its operation would be immensely dangerous unless they were ‘excluded from the environment’.
KeywordsEnergy Crisis Nuclear Plant Radioactive Nuclide Major Accident Nuclear Power Reactor
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Notes and References
- 13.David E. Lilienthal, Change, Hope and the Bomb ( Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963 ) p. 37.Google Scholar